As many of you have heard, 4 teenagers from a neighboring suburb lost their life in a tragic car accident in Hickory Hills over the weekend. Words alone are inadequate to express the extent of this tragedy, but our hearts go out to the young victims, their families, friends and loved ones. Please keep our police and other first responders in your thoughts as they deal with the emotional trauma of responding and assisting victims at such a devastating accident scene. I also understand that this is a very traumatic situation for many of our friends and neighbors who live in proximity to the accident scene. I hope that you find a way to cope with the emotions of this tragedy.
The below press release was issued this afternoon regarding the accident.